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Mohammad Shahzad (Afghanistan Cricketer): Profile, Records, Wife, Controversies, Age, Weight, Height and More

By Bisma Qamar @BismaQamar6

Mohammad Shahzad is one of the most flamboyant cricketers in the ranks of Afghanistan. He calls his idol MS Dhoni cool, and himself fire.

Name: Mohammad Shahzad

Nickname: N/A

Role: Wicket-keeper Batsman

Cricket Career

International

Test Debut: vs India at Bengaluru on 14th June 2018

ODI Debut: vs the Netherlands at Amstelveen on 30 August 2009

T20I Debut: vs Ireland at Colombo on 1st February 2010

Career Turning Point: N/A

Jersey Number: #77

Major Teams: Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club, Peshawar Zalmi, Afghanistan and Rangpur Riders.

Source: Srivideo

Records

  • Shahzad became the first ever player to score a century (110) in an ODI in 2009 while playing against the Netherlands.
  • In 2010 he also became the first batsman to score a first-class double century against Canada in the Intercontinental Cup scoring 214 not out.

Personal Life

Date of Birth: 31st January 1988

Age (as of May 2019): 31Years

Birth Place: Jalalabad, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan

Nationality: Afghan

Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Aquarius

School: N/A

College: N/A

Educational Qualifications: N/A

Signature: N/A

Girlfriends, Spouse and Children

Marital Status: Married

Affairs/Girlfriends: N/A

Wife: N/A

Marriage Date: N/A

Children: N/A

Source: StarBiofy

Awards and recognitions

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Controversies

  • He got suspended for two matches against Zimbabwe. in 2017 for slamming his bat on the pitch after being abandoned in a qualifying match.
  • He was also suspended from all cricket- related activities in 2017 for one year after he breached article 2.1 of ICC Anti Doping Code.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5 feet 4 inches

Weight (approx.): 85

Eye Colour: Dark Brown

Hair Colour: Black

Family

Father: N/A

Mother: N/A

Sister: N/A

Brother: N/A

Coach/Mentor: Phil Simmons

Religion: Islam

Address: Jalalabad, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan

Preferences/Favourite

Hobbies: Travelling

Cricketers: MS Dhoni

Cricket Ground: N/A

Athletes: N/A

Food: Non- Vegetarian

Artists: N/A

Films: N/A

Destinations: N/A

Tattoos: N/A

Smoking/Drinking: NA

Lesser Known Facts

Shahzad has spent his early life in refugee camps in Peshawar, Pakistan.

Bisma Qamar @BismaQamar6